Mentor, according to the American Heritage Dictionary, means "a wise and trusted counselor or teacher" and has a Greek root meaning of "steadfast and enduring." The Greek poet Homer first coined the word "mentor" in his epic poem, The Odyssey. A great warrior, Odysseus, knowing he was to be away from his home for many years on a journey, chose a man named Mentor to be the guardian and tutor of his son.
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